Thoroughbred Makeover Increases Demand for Off-Track Thoroughbreds

Icabad Crane, a nine-year-old gelding who ran third in the 2008 Preakness Stakes, returned to Pimlico Race Course on Sunday, October 5 to win the America’s Most Wanted Thoroughbred contest sponsored by EQUUS Foundation, taking home the winner’s share of the $10,000 purse. The contest, organized as part of the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover, …

Managing Veterinary Costs to Avoid Economic Euthanasia

Managing Veterinary Costs:  Avoiding Economic Euthanasia Guest post by Suzanne Cannon 8/1/2014 According to a recent article published by USA Today (June 2014), the number of pets euthanized for economic reasons is on the rise.  As the cost of veterinary treatment has increased — in great part due to significant advances in veterinary medicine — …